Admission to ESU

Application deadlines are as follows: May 1 for Fall, October 1 for Spring, March 1 for Summer

Steps for submitting successful applications to pursue studies at ESU:


Specific Requirements for Graduate Students

Send admission materials directly to the OIE:

Office of International Education
Emporia State University

 1 Kellogg Circle, ESU Box 4041

Emporia, Kansas 66801-5415 
 U.S.A.
Email: oisa@emporia.edu
Telephone: (620) 341-5374
Fax: (620) 341-5918

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Requirements for Undergraduate Admission:

Cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA): 
2.5 GPA or better on a 4.0 scale for undergraduate students. If your GPA is above 2.5 you may be unconditionally admitted; please note there are several components that affect your ability to be an unconditional admit. Emporia State University also accepts IGCSE or O Levels as meeting the entry criteria for admission. Cambridge International A Levels are recognized for matriculation purposes with 6 to 10 semester hours of university credit being awarded on a course by course basis for AS/A Levels. We will also award university credits for students meeting our requirements on IB and AP courses. Please contact the University for further information.

University Credit/Advanced Placement Opportunities:

On a course by course basis you may receive university credit at ESU for all of the following:

English Proficiency (TOEFL score, etc.):

ESU offers beginner, intermediate and advanced courses for students who need to improve English language skills.

The duration of time to complete the Intensive English Program is based on the English Proficiency Test score as well as the student's initiative and performance in class. Students may be allowed to enroll in one or more academic courses while enrolled in the Intensive English Program depending on their placement scores. See English Proficiency Requirements

ACT or SAT is not required for undergraduate international student applicants, except for athletes. However if you take these tests you may be eligible for academic scholarships.

Transfer Students from Universities Outside the U.S. 

If you are seeking to transfer credits from a post-secondary institution outside of the U.S. you will need to complete a catalogue match which can be obtained from Educational Perspectives

In addition to this please send us original or notarized copies of your secondary and post-secondary grades and/or scores. 

  

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Graduate Admission

Requirements:

Cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA): 
2.5 to 3.0 or better, depending on division and major, for graduates.

English proficiency (TOEFL score, etc.):

Emporia State University offers beginner, intermediate and advanced courses for students who need to improve their communication skills. 

The duration of time to complete the Intensive English Program is based on the English Proficiency Test score as well as the student's initiative and performance in class. Students may be allowed to enroll in one or more academic courses while enrolled in the Intensive English Program depending on their placement scores. See English Proficiency Requirements page 

Other Exams and Tests:
Graduate international student applicants will be informed by their department/division of any required achievement tests, i.e. GMAT for MBA, GRE for MLS, etc. Our ETS code is 6335.

Related Websites:

Graduate International Student Application
Graduate Studies Office

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Transfer Students from another U.S. Institution

If you previously attended another institution in the U.S. and your F-1 or J-1 visa is still valid, you do not need to obtain a new visa to attend ESU, provided that you have already attended the school named on your visa when you initially entered the U.S., and you are using the I-20 issued to you by ESU when you reenter.

Please contact the Office of International Education (OIE) for a Transfer Eligibility Form.

Office of International Education

Emporia State University

1 Kellogg Circle, ESU Box 4041

Emporia, Kansas 66801-5415, U.S.A.

Email: oisa@emporia.edu 
Telephone: (620) 341-5374 
Fax: (620) 341-5918

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